Atlanta, GA Jan 22, 2015 – NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development announced today that it has been awarded a three-year contract to provide managed training services to Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a leading global wind energy company headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark.

With this contract, NIIT's Corporate Learning Group will provide learning administration, strategic sourcing, custom content development and LMS services to Vestas for a period of three years.

"Vestas' partnership with NIIT provides our employees access to virtual and classroom "best in class" programs, around the globe. It also aligns with Vestas strategy of flexibility and cost-efficiency, as we move into new regions to support the needs of our wind turbine customers," said Roald Steen Jakobsen, Group Senior Vice President/People & Culture, Vestas Wind Systems.

"We are very proud to have been awarded this contract by Vestas. We are committed to helping our customers run training like a business with our best-in-class managed training services. Our team is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of training at Vestas while providing the best value through a robust LMS, efficient learning administration, high quality custom content, and strategic sourcing," said Sapnesh Lalla, President, NIIT Corporate Learning Group.


About Vestas
Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas' more than 52,700 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by over 60 million tons of CO2 every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence. Vestas has delivered wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 19,300 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 52 per cent more megawatts installed than our closest competitor and more than 64 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.

About NIIT

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe - Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.

NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery, Strategic Sourcing, Learning Technology, and Advisory Services. With a team of some of the world's finest learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the sound principles of 'Running Training like a Business', NIIT's Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realise measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.

For more information, visit www.niit.com

2015-01-22